Smith & Wesson Black M&P BB Gun

Type: BB air pistol
Manufacturer: Umarex
Model: Smith & Wesson M&P
Materials: Mostly plastic construction with a few metal parts
Weight: 1 pound
Barrel: 4.25 inches, metal non-rifled
Propulsion: CO2 x 1
Action: Semi auto, double action
Ammunition Type: 4.5mm BBs
Ammunition Capacity: 19 round magazine
FPS: 480


Trigger Pull: The trigger pull on this gun is medium weight and a bit long, the break point is a bit hard to predict but once you get used to it being on the long side it shoots pretty good.


Accuracy: This was my second time shooting the S&W M&P at a target from 20 feet away in a free standing position, and this time it performed not as good as the as the first time i shot it - or should I say maybe I didn't perform as well as the first time shooting? Either way, this gun is capable of shooting a 1 inch group from about 20 feet away.

Build Quality: The Smith & Wesson M&P is built about as cheaply as they come with an almost all plastic construction, even the plastic is kind of cheap looking when compared to another mostly plastic air gun like the H&K USP which looks much nicer even though it too uses a lot plastic in its build materials. With that said, the S&W M&P seemed to function just fine.

Realism: The Umarex S&W M&P is a licensed replica of the real Smith & Wesson M&P 40 pistol. It is a very close looking copy with the exception of it being mostly plastic and lighter in weight.

Pros:

  • Good accuracy and power combination.
  • All metal drop out magazine.
  • Good replica in terms of accuracy compared to the real S&W M&P 40.
  • Would make a great gun prop for TV or Movie.
  • Inexpensive to own and shoot.

Cons:

  • All plastic except for magazine.
  • Light weight makes it feel cheap.
  • Plastic is very shiny, a more matt finish would have looked better and more realistic.
  • I don't like the screw holes - a dead giveaway.

Comments:
This is another low cost replica air gun from Umarex designed for the more entry level buyer. I wasn't a big fan of the Umarex S&W M&P even before I bought it; I purchased it mainly for the comparison review. I have to say the S&W M&P has grown on me somewhat after shooting and reviewing it, as it does shot well and has great sights on it. I like the fact that the S&W M&P is very true to the original pistol in appearance which as I mentioned before makes it a great candidate as a low cost prop gun for TV and Movie sets.

Colour:Black
Barrel Size:4.25 Inch
Caliber:4.5 mm (.177 cal)
Action:Semi-Automatic
Ammo Type:Steel BB
Power Source:Co2
Trigger Action:Double
Gun Blowback:Non-Blowback
Rear Sight:Fiber Optic
Front Sight:Blade and Ramp
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Nov 05, 2014

loads of fun

Okay...it's plastic, it's not close to high end and the mags tend to wear out quick spraying bbs all over...so...buy extra mags and enjoy the WALLOP this lil powerhouse delivers....surprisingly accurate for so inexpensive a plinkerv
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Oct 12, 2014

Too Basic For Me, But Still Not Bad At All

I am glad my wife and I bought this gun. In one purchase it showed us both we much prefer full metal guns. Light weight plastic guns with no blowback really don't interest me much anymore. I now know we both need as much metal as possible and that my wife and I both want blowback as often as possible. I don't regret the purchase though as the gun does have some very nice things going for it. So for it's price it's a nice hard hitting plinker that gets a lot of shots a CO2. It also holds it's air in the CO2's very well. A week later and the shots still seem as strong as they were the first day you charged a fresh CO2 in it. There are many good things about this gun. It's cheaply priced and it does what it is advertised to do. The safety catch is actually a great easy to engage and disengage safety. The high FPS and large magazine capacity is nice too. I like the rear fibre optic sight, and the white dot front sight. I like that the magazine is real metal too. The BB's load wonderfully into the mag too. Now onto what I don't like. It should be stated though first, the gun is very cheap in price, so it is what it is, an entry level replica air pistol. The gun rattles, it rattles a lot. This is because if you put any weight on the trigger and you don't follow through and shoot the trigger, it will drop a BB into the inner gun workings. You will need to stop shooting, and remove it before continuing. It also will drop a single BB every single time you take out a magazine with BB's in it still. So you then have to shake the gun to get the sometimes numerous BB's out. The magazine catch is squishy and unrealistic. The only working parts are the safety, trigger and the magazine catch. With two not so heavy as squishy and unpredictable early stage, and then a very predictable let off. It makes for some interesting shooting. LOL I am very used to it now and the second stage after cocking the pistol and loading a BB into the chamber is actually very crisp and smooth. You can learn to predict this creepy trigger. So it's not all bad, and it's reflective of some real world pistols and revolvers out there with less than stellar trigger setups. So the double action trigger first stage is to cock the pistol, and then then the second trigger stage of the double action trigger fires the pistol...it makes the gun challenging to take steady shots. Once you get used to the sights it's a very fun gun. If you want realism, then move on and go after the replicas that offer you the most metal parts in their build. This super light, overly shiny, shooter isn't for you collectors, serious target shooters, or realism affectioniados. This all said, It with it's many flaws...is a great plinker as it will give you around 100 shots a CO2. It is very quiet too. Your neighbours and family won't gripe about you firing this off. It sounds like it's a silenced BB gun. It's pretty cool. Mostly you hear the BB contacting the target over the sound of the actual pistol going off. Once you get used to the sights and the long stiff trigger, you will start to realize that it is quite accurate. It can sink a BB into a maple tree as deep as my Crossman 1322 can sink a pellet with 10 pumps. I have killed rodents in the back barn with this gun. It is powerful enough to kill small animals close up, so be careful where you point it. It's got some power. Overall a good buy, it just has a few issues. What 60 dollar BB gun doesn't though? For it's price, it is what it is. If you want a quiet, fast shooting, high FPS pellet gun that gives you a ton of shots a CO2 and you want light, then you might want to check this out. It's actually pretty good for a basic replica. Mick from Ottawa.
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Umarex S&W M&P CO2 BB Gun Review

Umarex S&W M&P CO2 BB Gun Review

(767 raters) 323330 views - 3/12/2011 11:35:44 PM
http://www.ReplicaAirguns.com - Umarex S&W M&P CO2 BB Gun Review.

-CO2 Powered
-4.5mm Steel BB's
-480 FPS
-19 Round Magazine
-Semi Automatic DA
-Smith & Wesson M&P 40 Replica
-Purchased from www.AirgunSource.com

This is a table top review of the Umarex S&W M&P CO2 BB pistol. I show you around the gun and walk you through its basic operation and handling. I have included a target example showing you a grouping I got from 20 feet out with this gun I also got to try out my Chrony Chronograph and report the actual fps obtained by this air pistol. The Smith & Wesson M&P is mostly plastic but does have an all metal 19 round drop out magazine, it does shoot very well and looks almost exactly like the real S&W M&P Firearm.

The S&W M&P is a inexpensive replica BB shooter with good power and accuracy and it would also make an excellent prop gun for TV or Movies scenes.

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